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Scott Schettler

Gaming Today Scott Schettler

Scotty Schettler began his Las Vegas journey in 1968. By the time he quit the race and sports book business he had booked over $1.5 billion for different employers. He says he knows where most of the cans are buried. His book, We Were Wise Guys and Didn't Know It is available on amazon.com.

Super Bowl Sunday brought out all the characters

Super Bowl Sunday brought out all the characters

posted on January 30, 2018 by

Gaming Yesterday | Let’s rattle a few memories or maybe raise questions among our younger set. What better way than by remembering nicknames of old and not so old Las Vegas characters.

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Recalling Super Bowl I with Lombardi's Packers and NFL vs. AFL

Recalling Super Bowl I with Lombardi's Packers and NFL vs. AFL

posted on January 23, 2018 by

Gaming Yesterday | The first Super Bowl was played Jan. 15, 1967 in the LA Memorial Coliseum between the Packers and Chiefs. The NFL and newer AFL weren’t yet merged. The two leagues, and especially these two teams, genuinely disliked each other.

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Talking bad beats I've got a few

Talking bad beats I've got a few

posted on January 16, 2018 by

Gaming Yesterday | A user of my wiseguys.com web site relayed this brutal bad beat to me. He layed -210 on UCSB over Cal Poly-SLO on the money line. UCSB scores to go up by 2 with one second on the clock. Cal Poly heaves an inbound pass to half court. 

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Slyman no ordinary Joe

Slyman no ordinary Joe

posted on December 26, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | I’m sitting at my writer’s window at Churchill one day in 1978 minding my own business when my phone rings. We had phones at our windows in those days. It’s Joe Slyman who owned the small casino in the Royal Casino on Convention Center. 

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Army Navy game an honor to view

Army Navy game an honor to view

posted on December 19, 2017 by

Gaming Yesterday | Although the Army-Navy game was played nearly two weeks ago, with Army winning 14-13, I am still impressed by what I saw in that game. If there’s a single game or sporting event that produces the correct winner it’s this annual game. 

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